Estate planning and administration can often put individuals in positions where they are required to make difficult decisions. Michael is passionate about helping individuals work through their options by simplifying complex legal principles to ensure that the decisions they do make are well-informed ones.
Michael can also analyze all sides of a sensitive situation to identify effective options for advancing our clients’ interests.
|Business succession||Estate and Trust Administration (including Probate and non-Probate solutions)|
|Estate & Trust Accountings||Powers of Attorney|
Michael works closely with our clients and their professional advisors to help implement effective plans for transfer of wealth, business succession, incapacity, disability or other needs.
There are a number of challenges that can arise through the estate administration process. Our clients find much-needed relief with Michael’s personable and knowledgeable approach to addressing these challenges. He is able to walk our clients through the probate process, take steps to address ambiguous wills and assist Executors and Trustees with their reporting obligations.
The most rewarding aspect of Michael’s legal practice is building relationships with our clients. Learning about their families and appreciating their backgrounds enriches his personal spirit, inspiring him in his quest to help our clients grow.
Awards & Distinctions
- Best Lawyers in Canada, Trusts and Estates, 2023-2024
- Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Private Client Awards finalist for Contentious Trusts and Estates Team of the Year 2021